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Pro and Con with SIRS online

Pro and Con with SIRS online

Author: Mary Elliott



Move beyond Wikipedia and Google searches to explore SIRS Issues Researcher.  After you view the information in this packet, you should be able to use this advanced research tool to select, locate and access information about your topic. 

This packet will step you through the process of accessing and using the SIRS ISSUES RESEARCHER database to quickly find credible, balanced information on a huge range of controversial topics.  This is intended for use by students and staff in the Edina (MN) Public Schools, thanks to a districtwide subscription.  Other schools and institutions may have their own subscriptions, which may work somewhat differently.

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Contorversial topics list from SIRS

Still need ideas? Check out this list of topics put together by the SIRS staff.